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Pregnancy week by week

Pregnancy Week By Week!

We’ve put together some great images of each week of pregnancy, so you can see what your baby might look like!

Get started at the first week of pregnancy and please feel free to share your comments at the end of the article.

Mothers first birthday

A Mother’s First Birth-day. WARNING! Tissues Essential

A mother’s first birth-day. WARNING: This video will leave you sobbing like a baby! But you can’t NOT watch it.

Gymbaroo's Active Babies Smart Kids TV

Active Babies Smart Kids TV: A Free Online Video Series from Gymbaroo

Did you know? Playing with your baby in the right ways improves brain development. Gymbaroo’s free online video series, Active Babies Smart Kids TV, can help you learn how!

pregnancy symptoms

Pregnancy Symptoms – 16 Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Pregnancy symptoms – a comprehensive list of 16 pregnancy symptoms which can be found in early pregnancy. Find out what the first signs of pregnancy are.

Explaining death to children

Explaining Death To A Child – 3 Helpful Tips

Explaining a death to a child can be very difficult. Here’s some advice on what to say, and what not to say, to a child about death.

Movies for pregnancy

10 Movies You Need To Watch During Pregnancy

Got a big craving for pregnancy and baby related movies? Here are 10 movie suggestions that taste better than pickles with ice-cream.

Improving birth outcomes

Greener Neighbourhoods: How They Improve Birth Outcomes

Recent research has shown that living in a greener neighbourhood during pregnancy can result in better birth outcomes. How? Read on to find out.

Children and chores

6 BIG Ways Your Children Benefit from Having Chores

Chores – many of us loathe them, but research shows that by starting children on chores while they are young, they can reap many benefits. Here are 6 impressive benefits to doing chores.

What not to say after the due date!

9 Things NOT To Say To A Pregnant Women After The Due Date

Hell hath no fury like a woman who’s gone past her estimated due date. Here are 9 things not to say to a pregnant woman in waiting…

Sensory processing disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) – What Is It?

Sensory processing disorder (as well as sensory processing) is often misunderstood. Here’s a fantastic article to help you understand sensory processing and SPD.

Weaning your toddler

Weaning A Toddler: 10 Tips To Gently Wean Your Toddler

Thinking of weaning your toddler? Gently and respectfully is usually the easiest way for both mother and toddler. Here are 10 great tips.

Perineal Massage

Perineal Massage – How To Massage Your Perineum For Birth

Perineal massage has been shown to help reduce the risk of tearing for some women. Find out how to do perineal massage here.

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